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The Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary is a dynamic teaching and research-oriented department with great ideological and intellectual diversity. We are proud to be a department of scholars who have developed the national and international profile necessary to sustain a high quality teaching and research program.


Recent News

September 6, 2014

Political Science invites applications for the following position in INDIGENOUS POLITICS

September 17, 2014

Susan Franceschet was awarded an Annual Fellowship for 2014-2015 at the Calgary Institute of the Humanities. During her fellowship, Dr. Franceschet will be working on her research project on "Gender, Representation, and the Executive Branch," which is funded by a SSHRC Insight Grant. The project explores how changing norms about representation in cabinets affect the recruitment and success of female ministers. The two case studies for the project are Spain and Chile.

September 17, 2014

On August 14 Dr. Susan Franceschet spoke on gender quota laws at the seminar "Falta la Otra Mitad," sponsored by the Canadian Embassy in Chile and Corporación Humanas, a Chilean human rights and justice NGO.

September 9, 2014

After careful consideration of the many good nominations, the Awards Committee is very pleased to announce the winners of the Department's 2013-14 essay and thesis competition:

July 19, 2014

The 2013-2014 nominations for the Department of Political Science's first annual paper and thesis competition are now complete. We had 20 superb papers and theses nominated from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.

The winning papers and theses will be announced in September 2014 in an awards ceremony to be held in the Department of Political Science.

Congratulations to all the nominees!
Dr. Joshua D. Goldstein
Awards Committee Chair, 2013-2104

NOMINATIONS LIST

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The International Relations Undergraduate Program has moved to Political Science?
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• International Relations (IR) as an interdisciplinary subject is taught only at the Undergraduate level but students who are interested in an MA or PhD in IR should follow the link here as IR is taught as part of POLI at the graduate level.

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PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Anthony M Sayers & David Denemark, "Radicalism, Protest Votes and Regionalism: Reform and the Rise of the New Conservative Party". , Canadian Political Science Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2014, 3-26. PDF

Antonio Franceschet, "Immanuel Kant," Oxford Companion to International Relations, Volume 1, edited by Joel Krieger, Oxford University Press, 2014, 551-557.

Donald Barry, Bob Applebaum, and Earl Wiseman, Fishing for a Solution: Canada's Fisheries Relations with the European Union 1977-2013 (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2014), pp. xvi, 178.

Barry Cooper, "Geopolitics and the Ukrainian Crisis."  In Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI): The Dispatch, Summer 2014, Volume XII, Issue II, p. 6-7.